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Proximal

Definition
adjective
(1) (anatomy) Characterized by being close or near to the point of anatomical reference.
(2) (anatomy) Being situated near to the point of attachment to the body.
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Related term(s):

  • proximally
  • Proximal border of nail
  • Proximal caries
  • Point of proximal contact


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